Athenex Announces Acceptance of Oral Paclitaxel Phase II Study in Angiosarcoma Abstract at ASCO20 Virtual Scientific Program
Presentation details are as follows:
- Title: (Abstract 11517) A Phase II Study of Oraxol in the Treatment of Unresectable Cutaneous Angiosarcoma
- Poster Session: Sarcoma
- Location: ASCO Virtual Scientific Program
This Phase II study is an ongoing, single arm study evaluating the activity, safety and tolerability of oral paclitaxel (205 mg/m2) with encequidar administered orally, once daily, for 3 consecutive days per week in patients with cutaneous angiosarcoma (clinicaltrials.gov identifier: NCT03544567).
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Angiosarcomas are a type of soft tissue sarcoma characterized by rapidly proliferating, extensively infiltrating, anaplastic cells derived from blood and lymphatic vessels. Angiosarcomas arise in various body sites, including cutaneous, soft tissue, and visceral locations. Angiosarcomas are frequently metastatic at diagnosis, with a natural history complicated by local recurrence, distant metastases, and poor overall survival. There is no approved treatment for angiosarcoma and survival is limited with treatments currently available. However, reports in the literature of objective tumor response support the use of intravenous paclitaxel in the treatment of angiosarcoma.
About Athenex, Inc.
Founded in 2003, Athenex, Inc. is a global clinical stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to becoming a leader in the discovery, development and commercialization of next generation drugs for the treatment of cancer. Athenex is organized around three platforms, including an Oncology Innovation Platform, a Commercial Platform and a Global Supply Chain Platform. The Company’s current clinical pipeline is derived from four different platform technologies: (1) Orascovery, based on P-glycoprotein inhibitor, (2) Src kinase inhibition, (3) T-cell receptor-engineered T-cells (TCR-T), and (4) Arginine deprivation therapy. Athenex’s employees worldwide are dedicated to improving the lives of cancer patients by creating more active and tolerable treatments. Athenex has offices in Buffalo and Clarence, New York; Cranford, New Jersey; Houston, Texas; Chicago, Illinois; Hong Kong; Taipei,
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